Bitcoin has just traded above $10,000 on Korean exchanges. Coindesk reports that: "On Bithumb – the region's largest exchange by trade volume – bitcoin is trading at roughly $10,052. On exchanges Coinone and Korbit, the cryptocurrency is trading at around 10,979,500 KRW ($10,108) and 10,960,500 KRW ($10,047), respectively."

Click here for an infographic plotting the remarkable ten-bagger trajectory of bitcoin through this calendar year, to reach (and now breach) the $10,000 mark. Watch out for a Livewire podcast on the subject of bitcoin coming soon.